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Last updated: 06-03-2017

UNIMA Burkina Faso

Date of creation: 2006

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1  OUAGADOUGOU  Burkina Faso

+226 70 06 80 82 / +226 78 82 51 83


Brief history
Created at the instigation of “La Compagnie du Fil”, UNIMA Burkina Faso is going through a questioning of the evolution of the practice of puppetry in the country. Despite financial difficulties, UNIMA Burkina Faso continues to welcome new members, to be consulted and to follow the structures engaged in the development of the puppetry arts in Africa.

Important projects and achievements
Since its creation, the Centre has been engaged with the structures and events which have expressed a need: Project “Filigrane”, managed by La Compagnie du Fil since 2007; Young Spectators’s International Theater Festival (FITJP) organized by “Theatre Éclair” since 2009; international meetings of arts and culture in Adzopé /Republic of Ivory Coast in collaboration with UNIMA Ivory Coast, since 2010.

Last news of the UNIMA Center

Tomorrow’s puppetry in Africa – A look back at the last two workshops

In May were held the last two workshops of the project ” Tomorrow’s puppetry in Africa “. Second francophone workshop: ” Puppetry and dramaturgies in public space “. The workshop for French-speaking African countries on the theme ” Puppetry and dramaturgy in public space ” was led by Alessandra Amicarelli (Italy) and Athanase Kabré (Burkina […]

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Puppetry and dramaturgy in public spaces, call for applications open!

Tomorrow’s puppetry in Africa – Dramaturgies and digital exeriments A training cycle for the puppetry artists of the African continent. UNIMA international, its commissions Africa and Professional Training, in collaboration with the National Centres of UNIMA in Tunisia, Kenya, Togo, South Africa, Burkina Faso and the representative in Uganda, launch together a training cycle in […]

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New Board for UNIMA Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso - 11/09/2014

Holding a meeting on Saturday September 6th, 2014, the members of UNIMA Burkina Faso elected a new board. Boniface KAGAMBEGA, artistic director of the collective ACMUR is, now, President of this National Centre, while Pierre OUANGRE was elected National Secretary. Taking advantage of the same reunion, UNIMA Burkina Faso also appointed two Councilors, Boniface KAGAMBEGA […]

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